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The West Wing

Separation of Powers (Season 5, Episode 7)
TV-14
TV Episode | 42 min | Drama

Deputy counsel Joe Quincy is quietly enlisted by Toby to approach the ailing Chief Justice about possible retirement. With Josh still incapable of lobbying effectively, Leo brings in help to hammer out the budget, but success looks a long ...See moreDeputy counsel Joe Quincy is quietly enlisted by Toby to approach the ailing Chief Justice about possible retirement. With Josh still incapable of lobbying effectively, Leo brings in help to hammer out the budget, but success looks a long way off with a hostile Speaker making negotiations tricky. Written by h_berry See less
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Director
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Aaron Sorkin (created by) | Paul Redford | Josh Singer (staff writer)
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Updated Nov 12, 2003

Release date
Nov 12, 2003 (United States)

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Stockard Channing
Abbey Bartlet Abbey Bartlet   See fewer
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Dulé Hill
Charlie Young Charlie Young   See fewer
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Allison Janney
C.J. Cregg C.J. Cregg   See fewer
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Joshua Malina
Will Bailey Will Bailey   See fewer
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Janel Moloney
Donna Moss Donna Moss   See fewer
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Richard Schiff
Toby Ziegler Toby Ziegler   See fewer
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John Spencer
Leo McGarry Leo McGarry   See fewer
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Bradley Whitford
Josh Lyman Josh Lyman   See fewer
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Martin Sheen
Jed Bartlet Jed Bartlet   See fewer
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Matthew Perry
Joe Quincy Joe Quincy   See fewer
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Gary Cole
Vice President Bob Russell Vice President Bob Russell   See fewer
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Elisabeth Moss
Zoey Bartlet Zoey Bartlet   See fewer
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Michael Hyatt
Angela Blake Angela Blake   See fewer
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Steven Culp
Speaker of the House Jeff Haffley Speaker of the House Jeff Haffley   See fewer
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Milo O'Shea
Chief Justice Roy Ashland Chief Justice Roy Ashland   See fewer
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H. Richard Greene
Senator Robert Royce, R-PA Senator Robert Royce, R-PA   See fewer
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NiCole Robinson
Margaret Margaret   See fewer
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Obi Ndefo
Donald Donald   See fewer
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Amy Stewart
Lisa Zimmer Lisa Zimmer   See fewer
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Kristoffer Ryan Winters
Brian (as Kristoffer Winters) Brian (as Kristoffer Winters)   See fewer
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Kathrin Middleton
Diane Mathers (as Kathrin Lautner) Diane Mathers (as Kathrin Lautner)   See fewer
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Steven Pierce
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Aaron Michael Lacey
Secret Service Agent (uncredited) Secret Service Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 399 votes